Of the three Grace children, Jared (Freddie Highmore) has always been thought of as the troublemaker. So when strange things happen after his family's move to a relative's dilapidated estate, sister Mallory (Sarah Bolger), twin brother Simon and their mother assume that Jared is behind it all. However, magical creatures roam the grounds, and they all want a special book that Jared has found: a field guide to fantastic creatures, penned by Arthur Spiderwick.
Director: Mark Waters
Producer: Karey Kirkpatrick, Mark Canton, Larry Franco, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Julia Pistor, Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black
Cast: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, Mary-Louise Parker, David Strathairn, Nick Nolte, Joan Plowright, Seth Rogen and Martin Short
The Spiderwick Chronicles